Hi everyone, my name is Milly
I was surrendered to Lort Smith after being hit by a car and suffering a severe pelvic fracture. This resulted in surgery and having my tail amputated.
I have spent time in foster care rehabilitating and now I am progressing very well. I still have a slightly abnormal gait and some nerve damage. However, as my muscle tone improves I am able to play and jump around – almost like my old self.
It’s essential I am kept indoors only to keep me safe. And it’s important that I live with no other animals or small children as they make me very distressed.
My new adopters must be experienced in reading cat behaviour as I have a super sweet side AND a feisty side! But who could blame me with everything I have been through…
Please contact the Adoption Hub to find out more about me and if you think I could fit into your life!
Adopting an animal
Adopting an animal is a rewarding experience that will last a lifetime. But before you adopt a pet please take some time to consider the commitment you are about to make. Sometimes the excitement of pet ownership can overshadow factors that should be considered before adoption.
Adopting a shelter pet is a lifelong decision that will have a major impact to your normal, everyday life. Please remember that a cat or dog can live for up to 20 years and they will rely only on you for their wellbeing for their entire life.
- Do I have time to exercise the dog every day?
- Do I have time for puppy pre-school and time to socialise a puppy?
- Do I have at least an hour every day to spend with my cat?
- Do I have time for obedience training?
- If renting, does the landlord permit pets?
- Is the backyard big enough and is the fencing secure?
- Does the whole family want a pet?
- Will the pet be allowed inside?
- Will I have to move interstate or overseas in the foreseeable future?
- Will I have to move to another rental property where the landlord may not allow pets.
Pets are a lifelong monetary commitment, you will need to factor in:
- Weekly animal food bills and necessities
- Yearly council registration
- Monthly medications like heart worm/intestinal worm and flea treatments
- Annual vet visits for vaccinations and check ups
- Unexpected vet bills due to accidents or medical conditions
- Ongoing grooming
- Boarding fees for human holidays
- Enrichment like training, toys etc